World Tree Story
News, Events

Bentley Woodfair
Lewes, East Sussex BN8 5AF

17th and 18th August 2017, 10am - 5pm

Julian will be presenting talks on his travels to some of the world's ancient trees on Saturday at 11am & 2pm and on Sunday at 11.30am & 2.30pm.
Signed copies of his books will be available at his stall near the house.
See the video on video blog page filmed at last year's woodfair.

Details/tickets: www.bentley.org.uk/woodfair/4575405571

Oak Fair Walk & Talk tp://www.stockgthe- Stock Gaylard, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2B

26th and 27th August 2017, 10am - 5pm
Julian will be taking groups for a walk around the Oak Fair and discussing the history and ancient tales behind the trees on the site, including the ancient Crusader Oak.
These will take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on both days of the fair, please head to the Stock Gaylard marquee on Conservation Row where the walks will set off from.


Details/tickets: www.stockgaylard.com/the-oak-fair.asp

WOMAD Festival Appearance

World of Words Tent
Friday 28 July 5:00 - 6:00pm

"It’s all about the arboreal fun as Julian Hight, author of ‘World Tree Story’ will tell his incredible tale of his 5-year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient and historic trees across 39 countries and tell their individual stories through history, legend and literature."

Details/tickets: www.womad.co.uk

World Tree Story at Nature in Art​

Come and hear Julian Hight talk about his five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries. This event coincides with our a special exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints of trees. Event includes finger buffet. Signed books available.

27th April 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm    
BOOK TICKETS (£8) Here: 01452 731422

Nature in Art, Main A38 Twigworth
Gloucester GL2 9PA

Woodland Trust National Volunteers' Conference​

Julian will be a keynote speaker talking about World Tree story and recording ancient trees in his native Somerset at the Woodland Trust National Volunteers' Conference at Nottingham University on Tuesday 12 March 2017

Tree of the Year http://www.channel4.com/
On December 2016 Channel 4 screened Woodland Trust’s ‘Tree of the Year’ competition with Ardol O’Hanlon. Julian appeared on the panel of judges to help decide the UK’s winning tree – WATCH HERE:

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Illustrated Talk - World Tree Story
Friday 24th February - 2:30pm
Cerne Abbas Village Hall, Cerne Abbas DT2 7GY

Julian will present an illustrated talk on his travels to the ancient trees of the world illustrated with photographs, stories, history & legend.
Signed copies of his books; World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story will be available.


Cerne Abbas Village Hall. Tickets £8 from Emma Poë: emmapoe@btinternet.com or Tel: 01308 538964

Illustrated Talk - The Ancient Trees of Frome and Selwood
Saturday 11th February - 2:30pm
Assembly Rooms, Frome BA11 1EB

In this talk, whilst referring to this wider context, Julian will concentrate on the ancient trees of Frome, and more particularly those of nearby Selwood Forest where he has re-discovered remnant ancient trees dating from the medieval period, notably at the manorial estates that surround Frome - Longleat, Mells, Marston, Berkley and Orchardleigh - survivors of an historic wood pasture system now rare and often neglected - living links to the Ancient Forest of Selwood, its history and legend. Signed copies of “Britain’s Tree Story’ and ‘World Tree Story’ will be available.

Free entry for members of Frome Society for Local Study
£3 non-members

Book signing at Hunting Raven Books​

Julian will be attending a book signing on Sunday 4 December 2016
at Hunting Raven Books, Cheap Street, Frome BA11 1BN

10:30am-12.00 noon



Alongside Crysse Morrison who is celebrating the release of her new poetry book. During the ever popular Frome Independent Market.

Signed copies of World Tree Story & Britain's Tree Story will be available

World Tree Story at Taunton Literary Festival​

Julian will present an illustrated talk on his travels to the ancient trees of the world and Selwood Forest on Sunday 6th November at 6:00pm at Brendon Books, Taunton.

Signed copies of World Tree Story will be available

Admission details and tickets here: 
www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EIEKDK

World Tree Story at Yeovil Literary Festival

Julian will present an illustrated talk on his travels to the ancient trees of the world and Selwood Forest on Sunday 23rd October at 2:00pm in the Johnson Studio at the Octagon Theatre, Yeovil.

Signed copies of World Tree Story will be available

Admission details and tickets available here: 
www.yeovilliteraryfestival.co.uk/whats-on/literaryfestival/julian-hight

World Tree Story at Bentley Woodfair

Julian will present illustrated talks on his travels to the ancient trees of the world and Selwood Forest on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September at 11:30am and 3:30pm in the Main House at Bentley Woodfair in East Sussex.

Signed copies of World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story will be available

Admission details and tickets available here:

www.bentley.org.uk/woodfairtickets/4576003915

World Tree Story at Wychwood Forest Fair

Julian will present illustrated talks on his travels to the ancient trees of the world and Selwood Forest on Sunday 4th September at 1:00pm and 3:00pm in the Wychwood Project marquee at the Wychwood Forest Fair

Signed copies of World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story will be available

Admission details here:

www.wychwoodproject.org/cms/node/22

World Tree Story at final Treefest - Westonbirt Arboretum

Julian will present illustrated talks on his travels to the ancient trees of the world on Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August at 12:30 in the 'Tipee' at the last ever Treefest

Signed copies of World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story will be available

Admission details here:

www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest

World Tree Story at Springhead Open Day
 
Julian will be signing copies of his books; World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story at Springhead – a rural centre for creative and sustainable living – on Sunday 14th August from 10-5pm.

Admission details here: www.springheadtrust.org.uk/2016/07/garden-open-sunday-14th-august-2016/

World Tree Story at BBC Countryfile LIVE
 
Julian will be signing copies of his books; World Tree Story and Britain's Tree Story at the Blenheim Palace Pop-up Shop during the BBC Countryfile LIVE event at Blenheim Palace on Saturday 6th August from 11-4pm.

www.countryfilelive.com

World Tree Story talk at Larmer Tree
 
Julian will present an illustrated talk on his travels to the ancient trees of the world on Saturday 16th July at 7:15pm
onstage in the 'Lostwood' area at the Larmer Tree Festival. 

Signed copies of World Tree Story will be available

http://larmertreefestival.co.uk/artists/julian-hight/

Ancient Tree Forum summer conference Kingston Maurwood College, Dorchester
 
Julian will present an illustrated talk on the ancient Forest of Selwood
on Friday 8th July at 10.30am
The conference runs from Thursday 7th July to Friday 8th July 2016. 
Signed copies of World Tree Story & Britain's Tree Story will be available

http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/events/ancient-tree-forum-summer-conference-in-dorset/

Frome Festival Fringe
World Tree Story & Selwood Forest
Illustrated Talk & Book Signing
 
Julian will present a FREE illustrated talk on the world's ancient trees including the ancient Forest of Selwood
 
5:00-6.00pm on Saturday 9 July 2016
at
Hunting Raven Books
Cheap Street, Frome BA11 1BN

Signed copies of World Tree Story & Britain's Tree Story will be available

FREE Tickets: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/world-tree-story-selwood-forest-illustrated-talk-tickets-25835891848

Hauser & Wirth Summer Party
CELEBRATING THE TREE
3 July, 11am – 5pm Free entrance
 
Julian will present a FREE illustrated talk on the world's ancient trees including the ancient Forest of Selwood at the Radic Pavillion at 3pm, and on-hand throughout the day to answer questions.
Signed copies of World Tree Story & Britain's Tree Story will be available
www.hauserwirthsomerset.com/events/summer-party-20160702

Selwood - A Forest Through Time
FREE exhibition
 
Julian has been involved with; ‘Selwood: A Forest Through Time’, Last Tree Dreaming FREE exhibition; A celebration of the ancient Forest of Selwood - history, legend, photos (old and new) of ancient remnant trees - cases displaying relics from working woodland and a timeline of Selwood's history and development. 

at Frome Museum (North Parade, Frome, BA11 1AT).
(Open Tues-Sat 10am-2pm) until 27th August 2016.
Please pay a visit - it's FREE!
 

Wimborne Literary Festival
World Tree Story Talk & Book Signing
 
Julian will present an illustrated talk on the world's ancient trees followed by a book signing at
2.00-3.00pm on Thursday 19 May 2016
during 'Natural History Day' at the Wimborne Literary Festival
in the grounds of the beautiful;
Deans Court, Deans Court Lane,
Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1EE 

Tickets: www.wimborneliteraryfestival.co.uk
 

Powderham Castle Talk & Book Signing
 
Julian will present an illustrated talk on the world's ancient trees followed by a book signing at 11.30am on Saturday 30 April 2016
at
Toby’s Garden Festival
Powderham Castle Kitchen
Kenton, Near Exeter EX6 8JQ
 

Tickets: www.tobygardenfest.co.uk/collections/tobys-garden-festivals-2016/products/tobys-garden-festival-1
 

Win a copy of World Tree Story
 
Do you know what the object in the photo is?
If you do, you could win a FREE copy of World Tree Story form the nice people at the Woodland Trust.

Enter online here: www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/get-involved/broadleaf-competition/

Previous events...

Last Tree Dreaming
 
Julian will be presenting a talk on World Trees with particular emphasis on Selwood Forest at Last Tree Dreaming, Vallis Farm, Frome, Sunday 18 October 2015.